'Lassie' tale wags distribs

McClintock, Pamela; Mohr, Ian
May 2006
Daily Variety;5/25/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 39, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports that the British version of classic canine film "Lassie" will have its remake version in the U.S. Samuel Goldwyn Co. and partner Roadside Attractions have teamed up with the Weinstein Co, in acquiring the U.S. distribution rights to the film from Classic Media, home of the Lassie franchise. The film, shot in Great Britain was directed by Charles Sturridge and stars Peter O'Toole, Samantha Morton, Peter Dinklage and Jonathan Mason.


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